HSLS Staff News

The HSLS Staff News section includes recent HSLS presentations, publications, staff changes, staff promotions, degrees earned, etc.


Lydia Collins, consumer health coordinator, NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, presented “More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Professionals,” at the Delaware School Nurse Association Fall Conference in Dewey Beach, DE, on November 15, 2014; “Online Resources to Support Mental Health: Information for Clinicians and Patients,” at the Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition in State College, PA, on November 17, 2014; and “Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans,” at the Pennsylvania Veterans Forum in Grantville, PA, on November 19, 2014.

Barb Folb, public health informationist, taught “Systematic Reviews: Skills to Develop Literature Searches, Manage Results, and Evaluate Findings,” at the APHA 142nd Annual Meeting & Expo, in New Orleans, LA, on November 15, 2014. Co-instructors were Helena VonVille1 and Joseph Nicholson2.

  1. Library Director, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX;
  2. Coordinator of Systematic Review Services, Education and Curriculum Librarian, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY.

Carrie Iwema, molecular biology information specialist, presented “The Perils & Promises of Genomic Medicine,” at the annual meeting of the MLA Upstate New York and Ontario Chapters in Saratoga Springs, NY, on October 24, 2014.

Michele Klein-Fedyshin, reference librarian, presented a poster titled “Information-Seeking Patterns and Skills of Hospice and Palliative Nurses: Implications for Librarians Seeking New Frontiers,” at the 2014 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting in Alexandria, VA, on October 20, 2014.